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I made a decision that changed my life.

I made a decision that I was going to lose over 100 pounds in under a year. I made this decision after 40 years where fitness was not a priority and after reaching 325 pounds.

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I decided to do it my way with my own plan!

I decided that the only way this journey was going to work for me was if I did it my own way and this meant setting some boundaries.

  • I was NOT follow somebody else’s plan or fad diet
  • I was NOT going to consider surgery
  • I was NOT giving up things I enjoyed (beer, bourbon, BBQ, etc.)
  • I was NOT going through this alone, I leveraged social media for motivation, accountability and to help others

I focused on the basics and turned to some things that had never let me down to guide my journey: project management and technology.

I also added in a touch of marketing by branding my journey as Operation Melt based on the comments I kept hearing that I was “just melting away!”

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It worked! I went from 325 pounds to a half marathon in just 16 months!

I lost 100 pounds in just 9 months…. 120 pounds in a year…. over 130 pounds in 16 months and am still going strong!

Plus the weight loss is just part of the story! Sure I am smaller and healthier than I had ever been in my adult life! But I also have been able to achieve things I never thought possible and learned a ton about myself including that I have a superpower!

Read more about my results…


Now my mission is to help you!

I want to help you achieve your goals! Whether your goal is to lose weight, become more fit, become a better leader or project manager or something completely different, I want to help you be successful.

Follow me! I am publishing inspirational and helpful content in a number of different ways including my forthcoming book (stay tuned for more!)

Weekly & milestone updates on my journey are published in my
Operation Melt Blog.

I am helping you Get Healthy & Stay Healthy through my series of Healthy Hacks and other healthy living content in my blog.

I am sharing weekly tips & tricks on how to be a better leader in my
Reflections on Leadership article series in my blog.

Finally, I am sharing my journey in real time via social media. Follow me at @OperationMelt on Instagram (preferred), Twitter and Facebook to learn how I live the fit life every day. Hint, it is not at all restrictive!

@OperationMelt Instagram

But wait, there’s more….

My commitment to helping you accomplish your goals doesn’t stop at inspirational content. My superpower is also available for hire!

For 20 years I have been helping businesses and teams achieve their big goals. I have done this as a leader, technologist, project manager, a change agent and more. I have brought this same level of commitment to results to these roles and can do so for you too.

I am available as a management and project management consultant. To learn more about my experience in this capacity please visit my LinkedIn profile.


I have a vision for a better world!

I want to work together to create a world where goals don’t die of loneliness.

Just imagine a world where everybody is able to melt away their obstacles and achieve their biggest goals in order to lead a healthier and happier life!

Are you ready to build this better world with me? If so, contact me and let me know what your goal is and how I can help you achieve it!